Small Biz Webinars and Workshops (23 - 29 March 2019)

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Webinar

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Webinar - Learn to Sell - Sales Training for Business Owners

This class applies to business owners and their salespeople. Learn to: Grow your revenue, one customer at a time - Increase your average sale - “Close the sale” - Help an irate customer - Create a better experience for your customer. Learn about the sales process and much more. Free to attend. Click here to register.The workshop will be conducted by the Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

In-person

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Tampa, Preparing Your Business Plan 

A three-hour workshop for new and existing businesses covering in depth the following key elements of a written business plan: The importance of the planning process; Executive Summary; and much more. $15 to attend. Click here to register.The workshop will be conducted by the Tampa SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, March 23, 2019, 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M., Miami, Flow Into Profits [recurring]

Flow Into Profits is a validated method that utilizes visual cues to simplify business accounting. The course's practical approach deconstructs financial statements from the perspective of the business owner in less than 24 hours. When you understand your finances, you can analyze the best ways to grow. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Miami Bayside Foundation, CIC - Miami, Florida SBDC at FIU in association with Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, How to Increase Email Marketing Results with Videos

Learn how to easily create videos on your laptop This email and video marketing class is for you if you are frustrated by: •Low email open and click-through rates •Little or no engagement on social media and much more. $35 to attend. Advance registration only. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Melbourne, Cybersecurity Workshop Training - DFARS 204.73 / NIST SP 800-171

Northrop Grumman, in collaboration with the USC Center for Economic Development, is offering free cybersecurity training to small businesses through an Air Force Small Business Office Mentor Protégé Program. This workshop is open to all small businesses. Advance registration is required. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the USC Center for Economic Development.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M., Melbourne, Lenders Roundtable for Small Business

Vince LoPresti from the Small Business Administration (SBA) will moderate a panel discussion from SBA Lenders throughout Brevard County. This is an interactive program featuring the top lenders. The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call 321-433-5570 or 321-433-5514 or register online: http://floridasbdc.org/get-training. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at Eastern Florida State College.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 4:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Tampa, International Travel Security Awareness & Country Briefing 

Attendees will be introduced to concepts designed to raise awareness of personal and proprietary vulnerabilities when traveling & feasible measures to mitigate those risks. A country specific briefing will also be included for upcoming trade missions/shows. $15 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at USF.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M., Naples, ABCs of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 

During this session the following will be covered: SEO fundamentals; how to use keywords; technical SEO components; backlinks; and social signal strategies. The benefits of attending: • Learn from a veteran marketer about the latest SEO tactics and much more. $30 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Naples SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, When It Comes To Credit How Much Do You Know?

You do not have to rely solely on your personal credit to build and grow your company. Most financing processes start with the credit score. This workshop deals with: business credit via personal credit, credit reports, what business credit is and how you build it, how credit works, credit and your consumer rights, building up a credit score. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, How to Get Fed. Gov't Business Without Bidding & Red tape

This workshop will give you a solid understanding of how to find the government purchases that fit your business. Learn how to identify the right person who controls that purchasing and the steps required to become an authorized supplier. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Fort Myers, So You Want to Start a Business

Topics covered in this seminar are: Critical Success Factors; Approaches to a New Business; Funding and Financing; Market Assessment & Evaluation; Marketing & Sales; Financial Projections; Business Plan Basics. $25 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Southwest Florida SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 6:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, LinkedIn for Your Business and Professional Growth*

LinkedIn is not just another social media site it is a very powerful marketing tool that launched in 2003 and continues to grow by adding more than 2 new users per second This is a hands on workshop. Please bring your own laptop. Please sign up for a LInkedIn account at https://www.linkedin.com before the class if you do not already have one. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, Strategic Steps to Growing Your Business Certificate Program -Workshop #4: "Growing Your Sales"

How to maximize customer reach and retention - setting marketing goals, social media and online marketing, public relations and advertising strategies, event marketing, cause marketing. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M., Melbourne, Successful Social Media Marketing Solutions

In this seminar, learn which social media platform is the right fit for your business/nonprofit, how to drive new and repeat business to your organization via social media, knowing what to say, where to say it and how to grow your following to boost your brand exposure, sales and donations. Call 321-433-5570 or 321-433-5514 or register online: http://floridasbdc.org/get-training. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at Eastern Florida State College.

Friday, March 29, 2019, 11:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M., Tampa, 2019 Waves of Change Women's Leadership Award Luncheon

Join us at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel for the 2019 Helen Gordon Davis Waves of Change Women’s Leadership Award. This year’s recipient of The Helen Gordon Davis Women’s Leadership Award is personal finance guru, best-selling author and award-winning television host Suze Orman. $125 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women.


Date: 03/21/2019; Author Information: Heather Hines, Public Affairs Specialist